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Multi-species Grazing – Diversification Instead of Expansion

By   /  April 13, 2020  /  Beef Cattle, Goats, Livestock, Poultry  /  Comments Off on Multi-species Grazing – Diversification Instead of Expansion

This week, we’re talking a bit about diversification, providing some examples of what it might look for different operations and how folks make the decision to diversify. This example comes to us from Suzanne and George England. We also share a story about the Anderson’s of Whitman, Nebraska who describe how they decide which enterprises […]

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24th Annual Vermont Grazing & Livestock Conference

By   /  January 17, 2020  /    /  No Comments

Join more than 350 farmers and agricultural resource providers from six Northeast states at this perennial winter conference for a cross-section of the region’s livestock production. Preview the conference schedule at https://24thannualvermontgrazingliv2020.sched.com/     The event takes place at the family-friendly Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT just off Interstate-91. The conference rate on overnight […]

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Professional Pastured Poultry Conference

By   /  January 21, 2019  /    /  No Comments

The American Pastured Poultry Producers Association is hosting its third annual Professional Pastured Poultry Producers Conference in Greenville, Texas, on January 21-22, 2019. This meeting is a dynamic system of farmers, ideas, and discussions. Topics will be facilitated based on attendee recommendations, suggestions, and interest. APPPA’s Professional Pastured Poultry Producers Conference shakes up the typical conference […]

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Pastured Poultry Training Course

By   /  January 20, 2019  /    /  No Comments

The American Pastured Poultry Producers Association is pleased to announce a one-day intensive training course for upstart pastured poultry producers in Greenville, Texas, on January 20, 2019. The course will feature modules on planning, marketing, housing/brooding, nutrition, and processing. This course is instructor-led by pastured poultry experts and will focus on giving participants a deep […]

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Chickens Choose Cheap Feed

By   /  September 7, 2015  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  1 Comment

Remember the recent article on how cattle and bison are better at mixing their own feed than the people who try to do it for them? Well it turns out that chickens are better at it too! In a SARE funded study, Dr. Anne Fanatico of Appalachian State University compared feed costs and weight gain of organic […]

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